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Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
placed too much of a burden on the defendant. >> that's right. the burden is never on the defense. at most they can be required to show by a preponderance but never proof beyond a reasonable doubt. in most states all the defense has to do is raise a reasonable doubt. it's for the prosecution to show that it was not self-defense. that is their burdenen and not the defense. and placing the burden on the defense created a very critical error which is why the case has now been reversed. >> we all started talking about this case during the trayvon martin case. a black woman could not seem to achieve the same rights under this law as a white man could. >> exactly. i think in this case one of the things we need to always think about is she was going to the garage to get a licensed handgun. she had been to the firing range. she knew how to use the gun. she was trying to defend herself. she was in her own home and she was not afforded the same treatment. in the second trial they will not be talking about stand your graund. >> and the prosecution is the same. let's listen to her making the
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
the plastic guns. they have no sporting purpose. they're not a good self-defense weapon as they're unreliable. they're dangerous to the user. atf agents aren't holding it in their hands when they're shooting it. the only thing they're good for is assassins, murders, maniacs. people who want to avoid security. >> we haven't heard from the nra on this one yet, but this is as much an element of gun control as anything else we have talked about. >> absolutely right. this is the kind of thing that gun laws need to stop. gun laws have been used over the coursef our history to evolve when technology evolved. the 1934 machine law act came into law, and they're not used in a lot of crimes because we cracked down on those. so this is another reason why technology should be looked at in the law and these things should be made like senator schumer says, metal permanently in the gun, heavy penalty said to violate the law if you do so. this is the kind of thing terrorists go for. >> on these plastic printers and their capacity, so far, most of what they have been turning out melts or burns on the spot, but
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